Michael Bindursky, the son of the late Bernard 'Sonny' Bindursky and Ruth Anne Bindursky. is president of Gemiluth Chassodim. He is married to Temple board member Kim Bindursky. Michael and Kim have three daughters: Gabrielle, Belle and Sara, and one son Michael Bernard; and they are the proud grandparents of 6 grandchildren: Luke, Ryan, Harrison, Lillian Belle and River Leigh and Logan Bradley! We are proud to say Michael served as president in 1997 - 2000, and is the first past president to fill the role for a second time in modern times. We are lucky to have him. Michael is the hard working business owner of Best Shred, but he and Kim still always seems to make time to be active members and leaders of our temple community. 

The business of the Temple is directed by the President and a Board of Directors.

The current leadership is as follows:

 

OFFICERS

President - MICHAEL A. BINDURSKY 

1st Vice President - BRENT CAPLAN  

2nd Vice President - LEE FINE 

Treasurer - ARTHUR WILLIAMS

Secretary -  SHARON WILLIAMS 

DIRECTORS  

MATT STRODERD  

ALVIN MYKOFF  

LOUIS WELLAN  

KIM BINDURSKY  

KAREN KATZ  

 

Immediate Past President - ARTHUR WILLIAMS

Sisterhood Representative - PAM RUBIN

 

LIVING PAST PRESIDENTS - Past Presidents' Council:

ARTHUR WILLIAMS - 2014 - 2017

MARILYN WELLAN - 2011 - 2014

DR. RONALD MARKS - 2008-2011

LEE RUBIN - 2005-2008

CAROLE DAYAN - 2003-2005

MICHAEL BINDURSKY - 1997-2000

TED SILVER - 1994-1997

EDWIN CAPLAN - 1989-1991

MARTIN HEYMAN - 1986-1989

DAVID CAPLAN - 1981-1983

EDWIN CAPLAN - 1968-1969

ALVIN MYKOFF - 1965-1968

HARRY SILVER - 1957-1960

ENDOWNMENT COMMITTEE:

Michael Bindursky

Edwin Kaplan

Dr. Brad Kirzner

Lisso Nachman

Lee Rubin

Marilyn Wellan

 

CONGREGATIONAL PRESIDENTS

1859-1861   Isaac Levy

1861-1871   Julius Levin

1871-1882   Edouard (Edward) Weil

1882-1886   Samuel Schmalinski

1886-1888   Julius Levin

1888-1890   Moses Rosenthal

1890-1893   Moses Bloom

1893-1894   Moses Mayer

1894-1898   Moses Bloom

1898-1899   David Lehman

1899-1901   Achille Bauer

1901-1902   Moses Mayer

1902-1904   Gustave Gehr

1904-1906   Julius Levin

1906-1907   Achille Bauer

1907-1910   William Peterson

1910-1918   Gustave Gehr

1918-1920   Joseph Goldberg

1920-1922   Gustave Gehr

1922-1925   Wilfred Gehr

1925-1927   Morris J. Weiss

1927-1952   Will Hochbaum

1952-1954   Raphael C. Bauer

1954-1957   Barnet Brezner

1957-1960   Harry B. Silver

1960-1963   George J. Ginsberg

1963-1965   Max J. Heinberg

1965-1968   Alvin M. Mykoff

1968-1969   Edwin J. Caplan

1969-1972   Homer H. Adler

1972-1973   Raphael C. Bauer

1973-1975   Harry A. Hammill

1975-1976   Marvin L. Caplan

1976-1978   Leon Jacobson

1978-1981   Bernard M. Bindursky

1981-1983   David C. Caplan

1983-1986   Jacque Caplan

1986-1989   Martin Heyman

1989-1991   Edwin Caplan

1991-1994   Joen Mykoff

1994-1997   Ted Silver

1997-2000   Michael A. Bindursky

2000-2003   Jim Levy

2003-2005   Carole (Sissy) Dayan

2005-2008   Lee Rubin

2008-2011   Dr. Ronnie Marks

2011-2014   Marilyn Wellan

2014-2017   Art Williams

2017 -           Michael A. Bindursky

Michael A. Bindursky,

President

president@jewishtemple.org

ABOUT US

The mission of Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim shall be to maintain a place of worship for the Reform Jewish Community of Central Louisiana, to further Jewish education, promote Jewish culture and to provide facilities for social interaction. Furthermore, we shall conduct ourselves in accordance with our name which means "acts of lovingkindness."

ADDRESS

318.445.3655

The Jewish Temple

Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim

2021 Turner Street
Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

 

secretary@jewishtemple.org

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